Cambodia – Provincial Roads Improvement Project Loan

News Brief | 16 December 2011

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the following project loan:

Description

The project will upgrade over 150 kilometers of roads in four provinces to paved climate resilient condition, providing all-year access to markets and social services for poor, remote communities. It will also support a new cross-border transport and trade facility, community-based road safety measures, a sustainable road maintenance program, climate-proof road design, and an HIV/AIDS prevention program.

Amount 

$52 million equivalent loan from the Asian Development Fund and a $500,000 technical assistance grant. Cofinancing of $17 million in the form of a loan and a grant from the Strategic Climate Fund will be administered by ADB.